Dec 9, 2020
A lot of women struggle with body image and food issues. And those struggles often lead to shame, stress and other health problems. But what’s at the root of our challenges with food? And what can we do to repair that relationship and get on the road to good health?
Tracy Cromwell is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Certified Precision Nutrition Coach and National Academy of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer. In 2006, she was diagnosed with pre-diabetes and living the chaotic life of a yo-yo dieter. Tracy’s own recovery inspired her to leave a successful career in construction to support others on their journey to health. She is also the coauthor of Your Personal Journey with Food: A Roadmap for the Confused and Frustrated Dieter.
On this episode of Wickedly Smart Women, Tracy joins Anjel to discuss the feeling of unworthiness behind her struggles with body image and offer insight on the relationship between food and our emotions. She explains how a pre-diabetes diagnosis finally gave her permission to take care of herself, walking us through the first steps she took to acknowledge her food sensitivities and say no to the things that didn’t make her feel good. Listen in for Tracy’s advice on leaning into your intuitive voice and learn how to listen to your body and build your own healthy relationship with food!
The feeling of unworthiness behind Tracy’s struggles with food and body image
Tracy’s insight on the relationship between food and emotions
How a pre-diabetes diagnosis finally gave Tracy the permission to take care of herself
The first steps Tracy took to acknowledging her food sensitivity and saying no to the foods that didn’t make her feel good
The grief and frustration Tracy experienced as she eliminated foods from her diet
When Tracy finally started listening to her intuitive voice and made a career change
How Tracy connected with her coauthor Ingrid and how their shared challenges led to the creation of Your Personal Journey with Food
How to release the shame and self-loathing associated with our body issues
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